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Family: Myrtaceae
Eucalyptus yumbarrana

Citation: Boomsma, J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 1:366 (1979).

Synonymy: Not Applicable

Common name: Yumbarra mallee.

Multi- or less often single-stemmed trees 2-7 m high; bark smooth but with some rough at the base; cotyledons deeply 2-fid; juvenile leaves sessile and opposite at first, linear to ovate-cordate; subadult leaves often numerous, waxy, ovate-lanceolate; adult leaves alternate, on angular-flattened petioles 20-35 mm long, thick, lanceolate, falcate, uncinate, dull, light-green, 10-12 x 2-2.4 cm; veins inconspicuous.

Flowers in umbels of 7-9 in the axils of the leaves; buds on pedicels 3-5 mm long, ovoid- to urceolate-conical, glaucous or not, 13-17 x 6-7 mm; operculum short- to long-rostrate, smooth to ribbed, longer and usually broader than the hypanthium; flowers bright-yellow; anthers all fertile, ellipsoid-globose.

Fruits hemispherical to suburceolate, slightly constricted at the orifice, thick-walled, with a wide disk, 9-11 x 8-9 mm; valves fragile, needle-like, protruding well beyond the rim; seeds more or less compressed-ellipsoid, shallowly reticulate, glossy, greyish-brown.

Conservation status: native

Flowering time: No flowering time is available

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